Lexi
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo) in Russia

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Lexi  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr5607

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 3 years old
Origin
Born:* 1956-12-19 captive-born
Birth place: in Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo)

Parents: Syn (Sjun) x ♀ Kung
Death
Dead: 1959-04-07
Death reason: euthanised: after falling in the pool
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo), in Russia

Date of arrival

1956-12-19Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo)
Record history
History of updates2022-02-09

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Lexi is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1959-04-07 at Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo), in Russia, . Official death reason described as after falling in the pool.

Origin


Lexi was born captive-born 1956-12-19 at Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo).

Parentage


Parents of Lexi are: ♂ Syn (Sjun) (father) and ♀ Kung (mother).

Pedigree


Lexis ancestral Pedigree:
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Syn (Sjun)

Born: 1907

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Kung

Born: 1908

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Comments / pictures

1958 he stumbled in the pool, and was severe hurt.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Lexi, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo) in Russia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2030. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
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